Book Reviews

Bang
FIC Sobat, Gail Sidonie. Not With a Bang, Magpie Books, 2012. 120 pp., pb. ISBN 978-1-926794-12-9. $14.95. Jan is a 17 year old kid in trouble with the law. Al is a feisty senior. They have been paired together because Jan must serve community service hours in a seniors' residence ...
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FIC Stinson, Kathy. What Happened to Ivy. Second Story Press, 2012. 120 pp., pb. ISBN 978-1-926920-81-8. $11.95. Inspired by the Robert and Tracy Latimer story where the severely disabled daughter is euthanized by her father, the author wrote this teen novel to deal with the controversial subject of mercy killing ...
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warrior
FIC Bennett, Holly. The Warrior's Daughter. Orca Book Publishers, 2007. 240 pp., pb. ISBN 978-1-55143-607-4. $9.95. Luainne is the daughter of the great Irish warrior, the legendary Cuchulainn. Although he has a reputation throughout Ireland as the most fearsome of killers, to Luainne he is a loving playful father who ...
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Kopecky, Arno.  The Oil Man and the Sea.  Douglas and McIntyre, 2013.  264 pp., maps, index, col & b/w photos, pb.  ISBN 978-1-77100-107-6.  $26.95. The proposed Northern Gateway Project to build a pipeline from Alberta to Kitimat and load bitumen on oil tankers has sparked a political civil war in ...
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 FIC Young, Beryl.  Would Someone Please Answer the Parrott!  Peanut Butter Press, June 2013.  ISBN 978-1-927735-00-8.  $19.95 As the title would suggest, you're in for a hilarious read once you open Beryl Young's Would Someone Please Answer the Parrot! When the Gibson family opens their door, they're surprised to see Uncle Bill.  ...
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FIC Sa, Rachel. The Lewton Experiment. Tradewind Books, 2013. 180 pp., pb. ISBN 978-1-896580-97-5. $12.95. Sherri is seventeen and is excited about her first summer job. She is a student reporter for the newspaper in a tiny little town of Lewton, Ont., where her Aunt Gillian and Uncle Walter live ...
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